|Rag Radio 2011-04-29 / Musicians Cleve and Sweet Mary Hattersley of Greezy Wheels - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Cleve and Sweet Mary Hattersley were founders of Austin’s historic band, Greezy Wheels. Pioneers of the “progressive country” movement in the 70s, Greezy Wheels served as the unofficial house band at the legendary Armadillo World Headquarters. Guitarist and writer Cleve and “fiddler extraordinaire” Mary led the group that, according to the Austin Chronicle’s Margaret Moser, “owned Austin back around 1974." Cleve and Mary discuss Austin music history, the evolution of the “America...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Greezy Wheels; Cleve Hattersley; Sweet Mary Hattersley; Musicians; Austin History; Armadillo World Headquarters
|Rag Radio -- 2010-06-29 / Austin's Rock 'n Roll Art with Leea Mechling & Henry Gonzalez - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
- A conversation with Leea Mechling, Director, and Henry Gonzalez, Facility Manager of the South Austin Popular Culture Center. We discuss the Center, which documents Austin culture since the 60s and 70s; its history of exhibitions featuring major graphic and poster artists; and the Memorial Wall featuring fallen heroes of Austin and Texas culture. We also remember the unique early rock and roll scene in Austin, especially the iconic Armadillo World Headquarters -- and the graphic art that evolv...
Keywords: Rag Radio; South Austin Popular Culture Center; Leea Mechling; Henry Gonzalez; Thorne Dreyer; Sixties; Austin; Armadillo World Headquarters; Rock Music; Austin History; Graphic Art
|Rag Radio 2014-07-11 - Legendary Music Promoter Eddie Wilson of Armadillo World HQ & Threadgill's Fame - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Legendary Austin concert promoter and restaurateur Eddie Wilson was Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio. The discussion is infused with rich oral history -- peppered with unique and often very funny anecdotes -- about a special time in the cultural history of Austin and the nation. Wilson, who was co-founder and owner of Austin's iconic music venue, Armadillo World Headquarters (1970-1980), managed pioneering Austin psychedelic/country/blues group Shivas Headband, started the Raw Deal in 1976, an...
Keywords: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Eddie Wilson, Austin Music, Austin History, Armadillo World Headquarters, Raw Deal, Threadgill's, Shiva's Headband, Janis Joplin, Kenneth Threadgill, Jim Franklin
|People United 2014 Jan 10 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features cultural historian Jeff Mellard on his book Progressive Country: How the 1970s Transformed the Texan in Popular Culture. He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on November 13, 2013.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Jason Mellard; Progressive Country; How the 1970s Transformed the Texan in Popular Culture; Texas State University; University of Texas at Austin; Eliot Tretter; University of Calgary; MonkeyWrench Books Collective; Molly Odintz; John Shelton Reed; Doug Rossinow; Jan Reid; Travis Stimeling; Barry Shank; Bruce Schulman; Andreas Killan; 1973; 1970s; 1980s; history; historiography; popular culture; popular music; vernacular music; country music; country rock; rock music; blues; punk rock; Austin music scene; civic identity; Texas identity; Texan; authenticity; construction; naturalize; defamiliarize; dominance; subversion; rearticulation; establishment; counterculture; subculture; generation gap; ideology; social attitudes; social movements; consumer markets; politics; hippie; cowboy; redneck; cosmic cowboy; whiteness; white; Anglo; black; African American; Chicano; Latino; Hispanic; Tex-Mex; race; ethnicity; class; socio-economic; gender; masculinity; machismo; misogyny; feminism; men; women; gay; lesbian; sexuality; sexual orientation; age; youth; demographics; student press; alternative press; rock press; The Daily Texan; The Rag; Rolling Stone; Chet Flippo; Ed Ward; Lester Bangs; John Morthland; Bud Shrake; Larry L King; Confessions of a White Racist; Willie Nelson; Kinky Friedman; Commander Cody; Lost Planet Airmen; Billy Joe Shaver; Asleep at the Wheel; Michael Murphey; Jerry Jeff Walker; Lost Gonzo Band; Waylon Jennings; Doug Sahm; B W Stevenson; Jerry Wexler; Atlantic Records; Jim Franklin; Eddie Wilson; Shiva's Head Band; Shiva's Headband; Armadillo World Headquarters; Vulcan Gas Company; The Split Rail; Students for a Democratic Society; La Raza Unida; Antone's; Clifford Antone; Stevie Ray Vaughan; Jeff Friedman; Sissy Farenthold; Barbara Jordan; Ann Richards; Jim Hightower; Gonzalo Barrientos; Texas